Obituaries: Jan. 25, 2024
By Mid Valley Times Staff
6:12 am,
January 25, 2024
Billy Ray Bonds

Billy Ray Bonds of Reedley died on Jan. 6, 2024. He was 81 years old. Mr. Bonds was a mechanic. A memorial service will be held on Monday, Jan. 29, 2024 at 11 a.m. at Reedley Cemetery District Mausoleum. He is survived by two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Sterling & Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Darrell Ray Bonds

Darrell Ray Bonds of Reedley died on Jan. 6, 2024. He was 61 years old. A memorial will be held on Monday, Jan. 29, 2024 at 11 a.m. at Reedley Cemetery District Mausoleum. He is survived by one son, two stepdaughters and three grandchildren. Sterling & Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lupe Kiki Bonds

Lupe Kiki Bonds of Reedley died on Jan. 6, 2024. She was 44 years old. Mrs. Bonds was a retail clerk. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024 at 10 a.m. at Redeemer’s Church in Reedley. Services will follow at 11 a.m. She is survived by her parents Olga Vasquez and Alvaro Chavez, three brothers and three sisters. Dopkin’s Reedley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Rosa Maria Chavez

Rosa Maria Chavez of Sanger died on Jan. 21, 2024. She was 68 years old. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024 from 4 to 7 p.m., with a Rosary said at 6 p.m. at Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be on Friday, Feb. 2, 2024 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sanger followed by burial at Sanger Cemetery. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Iris Chleo Childs

Iris Chleo Childs of Fresno died on Jan. 18, 2024. She was 95 years old. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024 at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. at Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Sanger Cemetery District. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Francisco Gaona

Francisco Gaona of Sanger died on Jan. 10, 2024. He was 82 years old. Mr. Gaona was a handyman. Rosary will be held on Monday, Jan.29, 2024 at 10 a.m. at New St. Mary’s. Funeral Mass will follow at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at Sanger Cemetery. He is survived by his wife Mary Gaona, one daughter and two grandchildren. Dopkin’s Reedley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ramon R. Gines, Jr.

Ramon R. Gines, Jr. of Sanger died on Jan. 13, 2024. He was 71 years old. Graveside service will be held on Friday, Feb. 2, 2024 at Saint Peters Cemetery in Fresno. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Margaret Joan Huerta

Margaret Joan Huerta died on Dec. 16, 2023. She was 77 years old. Mrs. Huerta was a USDA inspector. She is survived by three sons, one daughter, one brother, 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Sterling & Smith Dinuba Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Camerino Melchor, Jr.

Camerino Melchor, Jr. of Sanger died on Jan. 10, 2024. He was 35 years old. Mr. Melchor was a laborer. Visitation will be held on Monday, Jan. 29, 2024 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home. Rosary will be said at 6 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jesse Romero

Jesse Romero of Selma died on Jan. 5, 2024. He was 50 years old. Mr. Romero was a fruit packer. He is survived by his mother, Maryalice Arenas, two sisters and one brother. Dopkin’s Reedley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ayako Wright

Ayako Wright of Fowler died on Jan. 19, 2024. She was 88 years old. Visitation will be held on Monday, Jan. 29, 2024 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Wallin’s Fowler Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024 at 10 a.m. at the Fowler Cemetery, with a funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Fowler. Wallin’s Fowler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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